Widgets


 






Edit a Widget

Who can use this feature?

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Overview 

This article will show you how to edit a widget. 

Important Note

  • The Display option is able to be changed for the following widgets:
    • Alert Center
    • Info Advanced
    • Calendar
    • Community Voice
    • FAQs
    • Graphic Links
    • News Flash
    • Quick Links
    • RSS

Instructions

  1. Navigate to the page that contains the widget you would like to modify
  2. Turn on Live Edit
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  3. Hover over the widget, select the open options box
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  4. Change your desired items
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    • Skin: Recommended to use Default
    • Header Text: Text that will appear above the News Flash
    • Option Set: Recommend to use Default
    • Number of Columns: Indicate how many columns you would like in the widget
    • Display: Set the number of items to display in your widget
      • Note: If there are more items in your category then the number in this field, your citizens will see a link to View All items.
    • Category: Choose the appropriate category or categories
    • Carousel Options
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      • Note: These options only apply to News Flash widget option sets with the Carousel option enabled.
      • Min Allowable Item Width: Indicate area of minimum item width
      • Max Allowable Item Width: Indicate area of maximum item width
      • Space Between Items: Indicate the area between items
        • Note: 40px or higher is recommended.
    • Advanced
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      • Widget Breakpoint: Width at which the widget will switch from narrow to wide view
      • Push To All Versions of this Page: Add a copy of this widget to all versions of this page
      • Push To All Subpages of this Page: Add a copy of this widget to all subpages of this page
      • Push Options: Choose where to put the widget within pushed pages
  5. Select X to exit the Widget options window
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  6. Select a Save option at the top of the page
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    • Save: Will save the changes as a draft
    • Save as Copy: Will save the changes as a separate copy
    • Save and Publish (draft pages only): Will save and publish to the live site
    • Cancel: Will delete all of the changes made

Note: A category must be published and have at least one published question to show on the front-end. If it still does not show, check that a category is selected in the widget options.




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